All tagged 1961

#63: Takes a 12 in LA

On the last hole of his first round at the 1961 Los Angeles Open, Arnold Palmer needed par to shoot 69. Instead the golfer teed it up on Rancho Park’s par-5 ninth—his last hole of the day—and reminded us that he was human, ultimately making 12.

#61: Hat Tricks

It’s a relatively short list of golfers who’ve carded victories at the same event in three consecutive years. Arnold Palmer is on it, having taken the Texas Open in 1960 through 62 and the Phoenix Open from 61 to 63.